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BUILDEX Vancouver Tradeshow

August 7th, 2015|

For those of you in the Vancouver area, Terratek will once again be attending the annual BUILDEX Vancouver Tradeshow on February 19th and 20th (that’s this Wednesday and Thursday), held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. If you are able to make it, please stop by to say hello. We hope to see as many [...]

BC Hydro Rate Increase Forecast for next 10 Years

August 7th, 2015|

It is official - BC Hydro rates are increasing significantly over the next decade. As of April next year there will be an increase of 9%, followed by a further 6% in 2015 and resulting with a total increase of 28% over the next 5 years. To read more on the increased rates click here.

Quick Self-Assessment: Is Geoexchange Right for You?

August 7th, 2015|

It might come as a surprise to you but Geoexchange systems are one of the most efficient ways to heat and cool a home. The system works by utilizing the naturally constant temperature of the earth, or a body of water in combination with a ground source heat pump. Put simply, by using the same [...]

Custom Built Dream Home

August 7th, 2015|

When John and Colette Van Aerde, from Nanaimo, BC, decided it was time to build their dream home, they hired local developer Emauel Hajek (Emanuel Homes) to help them design and construct their dream house. With a passion for sustainable building practices, the driving force behind the construction of the house came from Hajek’s desire [...]

May Newsletter: Spring Roundup

August 7th, 2015|

  Welcome to Spring! It's great to see the sun out again, and feel the temperature warming up. We've had a busy few months, recently finishing up several solar electric installations with the Comox Valley Regional District. Read the story here... It's also time to start thinking about the cost-effective and highly efficient option of [...]

New Terratek Service: Certified Energy Management

August 7th, 2015|

Terratek is pleased to announce the recent qualification of principal Scott Fleenor as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM). This designation recognizes individuals who have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence and proficiency in the energy management profession. "It allows us to further help our customers save energy," says Scott. "We can now break down a [...]

EcoEnergy Funding for Aboriginal and Northern Communities

August 7th, 2015|

The ecoENERGY for Aboriginal and Northern Communities Program (EANCP) is a federally funded program focused on promoting clean energy projects in Aboriginal and Northern Communities. Applications will be accepted May 1, 2013 to June 7, 2013. Up to $250,000 is available in funding for technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions by displacing fossil fuels, such [...]

Surrey, Vancouver and Colwood in Earth Hour City Challenge

August 6th, 2015|

The Earth Hour City Challenge initiative has been created to celebrate cities that are taking amazing steps towards a 100% renewable future. The jury has selected 17 cities and municipalities that have shown an extraordinary will to support this transition. Amongst the competition are the City of Vancouver, the City of Surrey and the City of Colwood. Cast [...]

Come Down and See Us at the BC Home and Garden Show

August 6th, 2015|

We will be at the BC Home and Garden Show, at BC Place in Vancouver from Feb. 20 - Feb. 24. Stop by and get information on renewable energy options for your home or business, check out our energy monitor display and enter to win! Show times: Wednesday Feb. 20: 4pm - 9pm Thursday, Feb. 21: 12pm  - 9pm [...]

Terratek on CBC

August 6th, 2015|

We spoke with Duncan McCue on CBC's The National recently, about renewables in Canada vs. The U.S. Check out the story: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/TV%20Shows/The%20National/ID/2335849444/